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More Information and References for Very Low Birth Weight Infants

References and Community Resources

'''References:''' 1. UCSF Children's Hospital. Intensive Care Nursery House Staff Manual. Very low and extremely low birthweight infants. [https://www.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org/pdf/manuals/20_VLBW_ELBW.pdf]. Published 2004. Accessed November 2, 2018. 2. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Reproductive and birth outcomes: low birth weight.[http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showRbLBWGrowthRetardationEnv.action]. Accessed November 2, 2018. 3. Hamilton BE, Martin JA, Osterman MJK, Driscoll AK, Rossen LM. Births: Provisional data for 2017. Vital Statistics Rapid Release; no 4. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. May 2018.[https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsrr/report004.pdf]. Accessed on November 1, 2018. 4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, 2014. [http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/50-years-of-progress/]. Published 2014. Accessed November 2, 2018. 5. NICHQ. Collaborative improvement and innovation network to reduce infant mortality. [https://www.nichq.org/project/collaborative-improvement-and-innovation-network-reduce-infant-mortality-infant-mortality]. Accessed November 2, 2018. 6. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. KIDS COUNT Indicator Brief Preventing Low Birth Weight. July 2009. [http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED507776.pdf]. Accessed November 2, 2018. '''Resources:''' Alaska Maternal and Child Health Data Book 2008: Health Status Edition [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/mchepi/mchdatabook/2008.aspx] American Academy of Pediatrics [http://www.aap.org] American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [http://www.acog.org] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION) Office on Smoking and Health [https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/about/osh/index.htm] Child Trends [http://www.childtrends.org/] KIDS COUNT [http://www.aecf.org/work/kids-count/] March of Dimes [http://www.marchofdimes.com] National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health [http://www.ncemch.org] Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities [http://www.promisingpractices.net] Trust for America's Health [http://www.healthyamericans.org] (202) 223-9870 U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health [https://www.womenshealth.gov]

More Resources and Links

Alaska and national goals may be found at the following sites:

Alaska health promotion resources may be found at the following site:

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Maps of health indicators for various subdivisions of Alaska may be found at the following site:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:04:53 AKST